The Resource !UNKNOWN LABEL

!UNKNOWN LABEL

Label
1862 Dec. 2
Inclusive dates
1862 Dec. 2
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Letter, 2 December 1862, from A. Cassius Cross of the 1st Regiment, United States Sharpshooters to E. F. Benton commenting on the Army of the Potomac and camp life. Cross states that he and other soldiers believe the war will end in a compromise and that many in the army still admire George B. McClellan (1826-1885) who had recently been removed from command and who had conducted an impressive review of the army. Cross also describes his rations and his tent
Member of
Action
  • Accessioned
  • Described
Biographical or historical data
A. Cassius Cross was a soldier in the 1st Regiment, Sharpshooters, commanded by Colonel Hiram Berdan (1824-1893).
Cataloging source
Vi
Form designation
Letter
Label
!UNKNOWN LABEL
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
4
Immediate source of acquisition
Early American History Auctions, Inc.
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
000502299
Type of unit
leaves.

Library Locations

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